LiST: Lives Saved Tool

BMCGaffey, M.F., et al., Dietary management of childhood diarrhea in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review, BMC Public Health, 2013. 13 Suppl 3: p. S17.

Abstract

Current WHO guidelines on the management and treatment of diarrhea in children strongly recommend continued feeding alongside the administration of oral rehydration solution and zinc therapy, but there remains some debate regarding the optimal diet or dietary ingredients for feeding children with diarrhea.  This paper provides a literature review and meta-analysis on the effects of dietary management on diarrhea incidence and growth. 

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LiST used to evaluate the potential impact of community health worker programs

September 10, 2017 –  “Expanding the population coverage of evidence-based interventions with community health workers to save the lives of mothers and children: an analysis of potential global impact using the Lives Saved Tool (LiST)” – published online in the Journal of Global Health

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